• Lake Oconee Fishing Report - GA

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  • Lake Oconee Fishing Report - GA

    LAKE OCONEE IS FULL, 40’S BY CAPTAIN MARK SMITH, REEL TIME SERVICE.


    Lake Oconee is full. The lake is muddy up the river stained from Sugar Creek up to I20, clear in Richland creek and on the south end.


    Bass fishing is slow. The best bite this week has come on the spoon fished on the humps and road beds on the south end of the lake. Use your Lowrance to locate the fish on the sides of the humps and then drop a spoon into them. You can also find some fish in the river bend area of the lake just of the river channel. These fish will take a spoon also. They will be as deep as 30ft. Some of the bigger fish have come in this area. Some fish are starting to show up under docks off the main channel. They a coming on jigs fished up under the docks very slow.


    Striper fishing is fair. The best fishing has been in the middle of the lake from Lick Creek to River Bend Use your Lowrance to locate the schools and you can catch them with spoons and live bait. I have been using bass minnows but shad will also work. You can use the birds to locate some bait and the stripers will be close by. The afternoons have been a little better as far as production. The good thing now the fish are big.


    Crappie fishing is slow. The fish have moved into deeper water and out to the mouths of the creeks. I have seen some fish come form as deep as 30ft just off the channel in the main lake. These deeper fish are coming on minnows fished just off the river channel. The timber in Sugar creek has been the best producer in the last few days, you can also find fish between the bridges in Lick creek. If the water worms up the fishing will improve.


    Make sure you stop by Sugar Creek Marina and pick up your spoons and all your tackle needs. You can also book your crappie and striper trips as well as on the water Lowrance classes, with Reel Time Service at 404 803 0741 or reeltime@bellsouth.net




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